Utah Traffic Safety Rules

rev. 04/25/2012
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The Utah death rate from motor vehicle crashes was 12.4 deaths per 100,000 population in 2007 (CDC, 2010). This death rate is lower than the national average of 13.8 deaths per 100,000 population and on target with the goal of 12.4 deaths per 100,000 population outlined in Healthy People 2020 (US Department of Health and Human Services, 2011). However, the burden of motor vehicle crashes continues to be a problem in Utah. To reduce the impact of motor vehicle crashes in Utah, explore this section to learn about important motor vehicle safety rules and suggestions.